Barr’s Original Ginger Beer

It feels a bit weird doing two ginger drinks back to back but what the heck it’s all tasty and that’s what our job is right? Today we’ve got something called Barr’s Ginger Beer. Barr’s is a soda company that’s been in operation since 1875. It originated in Falkirk Scotland before moving to Glasgow. You…

Cruiser All Day Pale Ale and Track 85

Amsterdam Brewery Cruiser All Day Pale Ale I’m excited to say that this is my first time trying anything by Amsterdam Brewery. Amsterdam Brewery has been around since 1986 and is based out of Toronto. They were recently in the news for some of their blood orange radler cans exploding.   So let’s get down to…

Hoppy Hefenweizen and Hopfenweisse

One note on style since both of our beers this review are wheat beers. Wheat beers are brewed with at least a 50/50 ratio of wheat to malt. As a general rule they have lower alcohol levels and less bitterness than other beers, with more spicier flavours. They are also generally unfiltered and have a…

Grow a Pear and Queen Street 501

Double Trouble Brewing Grow a Pear Cider Pear cider is a traditional beverage in England, and is sometimes called perry. This pear cider is made from Ontario pears, and it’s also gluten free. The name is definitely one of the punniest names out there. Once poured the colour is pale and clear, with a greenish…

Marks and Spencer Cocktails

For those who don’t know, Marks and Spencer is a department store popular based out of the U.K. Along with clothing they also sell food, including alcohol. Every time I’m in there I always drool over the prepared cocktails, which are all canned and ready to drink. I finally stopped wondering what they taste like…